September 26, 2005 Library of Congress to Host 2004 Américas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature

Press Contact: Donna Urschel (202) 707-1639
Public Contact: Carlos J. Olave (202) 707-3702

WHAT: Presentation of the Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature by the Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs to Monica Brown and Rafael López (illustrator) for their book “My Name Is Celia/Me Llamo Celia” (Flagstaff: Luna Rising, 2004) and to Benjamin Alire Sáenz for his book “Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood” (El Paso: Cinco Puntos Press, 2004).

WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct.1

WHERE: Library of Congress, Mumford Room, sixth floor of the James Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C.


PR 05-205
ISSN 0731-3527